Archive for November, 2010

The multi-ringed Crisium basin.

Staring down the telescope eyepiece last night, I saw the terminator crossing Mare Crisium in such a way that all the main basin rings were visible. Read more…

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Crystal clear night

Last night was the most transparent and darkest sky I can remember in Bishopthorpe. The gales and wind of the last couple of days had blown over and we were left with a fresh, cold, clear sky, and a crescent moon that quickly set. I spent a memorable couple of hours outside and I didn’t want it to end. Read more…

A white oval and two open clusters

It’s been a week since I last went stargazing and I’ve been too busy at work to post up my observations before now. Read more…